Carlos Audi (cellist) was born in Brazil where he started his music studies at the age of seven. He currently holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Mozarteum of São Paulo College (Brazil), a Master of Music degree from the University of South Carolina and a Doctor of Music degree from the Florida State University. He has performed in the Teatro Municipal de São Paulo as a finalist of the Orquestra Experimental de Repertório’s Concerto Competition. He was also awarded a grant from the Brazilian government to complete his graduate studies in the United States. Dr. Audi is very active as a cello and orchestra teacher, and is on the faculty of Hillsborough Community College and Clearwater Christian College.
Hamilton Tescarollo (pianist) has performed as a soloist and collaborative artist in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he teaches applied piano and related courses and coordinates the piano area. Dr. Tescarollo received Piano Performance degrees from Arizona State University (D.M.A. and Master’s), Faculdade Santa Marcelina (B.M.), and Escola Municipal de Música de São Paulo (Diploma). He recently recorded the CD “La Revoltosa” with Venezuelan clarinetist Jorge Montilla, with music by Central and South American composers, released in 2009